Conor Benn says he has more chance of fighting Jake Paul than Amir Khan or Kell Brook and makes prediction for bout

CONOR BENN joked he has more chance of facing Jake Paul than Amir Khan or Kell Brook.

The rising British star has called out the veteran welterweight pair – who will finally fight in February – in the past.

But he doubts either will fancy it, and rates his odds of fighting YouTuber-turned-5-0 boxer Paul higher than Khan or Brook.

Benn told World Boxing News: "Amir Khan doesn't want it. No chance he will want it, there’d be no way.

"I’ve spoken to him about it. He’s retiring after the (Brook) fight. Kell Brook, I’d take the fight all day long.

"I’d fight either of them, but I’ve got more of a chance to fight Jake Paul, It’s one of them situations — why would they want to fight me?"

Benn, 25, is 20-0 and recently scored a stunning knockout against former world champion Chris Algieri, 37.

And he is on a different trajectory to Khan and Brook, both 35, who will meet in a grudge match in Manchester, after years of feuding.

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Benn has sparred Brook before and fancies his chances against Khan – despite having his eyes busted against Gennady Golovkin, 39, and Errol Spence, 31.

He said: "It’s a 50-50 fight, it’s 10 years too late, but it’s still a 50-50 fight. Khan’s chin is very vulnerable. There’s no secret there.

"But Kell Brook has had both his eyes fractured, so it’s like who’s got what left.

"But I’m tipping Brook. More durable. I don’t think Khan has the power like Gennadiy Golovkin or Spence to break his eye socket.

"Hopefully, Brook comes through and then he can get the smoke. He can get the Benn smoke.”

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